In a nutshell: The ninth installment of The Game Awards will happen on December 8 and stream dwell all over the world from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. December appears like a very long time away however fortuitously, there’s loads of gaming-related goodness to carry our consideration till then.
The annual online game awards ceremony debuted in 2014 after gaming journalist Geoff Keighley parted methods with Spike. The community had hosted a online game awards present yearly from 2003 to 2013 that Keighley had been part of, however the firm deliberate to reduce operations for 2014 by shifting the present from broadcast tv to streaming solely.
” We have a date! “
THE GAME AWARDS
Thursday, December 8
Streaming dwell all over the world from Microsoft Theater in LA.
Hard to consider that is our NINTH present.
We’ve been working all 12 months to carry you one thing very particular. pic.twitter.com/VS9qOhyltQ
— Geoff Keighley (@geoffkeighley) August 22, 2022
Keighley branched out and with the blessing of Spike, he created The Game Awards. The first present was hosted at The Axis at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas however since then, the ceremony has taken place on the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The one exception was in 2020 when the present was hosted just about as a result of pandemic.
The spotlight annually is the coveted Game of the Year award, and there all the time appears to be a little bit of controversy surrounding the winner or one other sport that was arguably extra deserving. Such was the case final 12 months with It Takes Two beat out Deathloop, Resident Evil Village and Psychonauts 2 for the highest honor.
Gamescom 2022 kicks off tomorrow and runs by way of August 28 in Cologne, Germany. Keighley will host a two-hour showcase for Gamescom beginning immediately at 2 p.m. Eastern, with the promise of world premieres, new sport bulletins and extra.
PAX West is simply across the nook as nicely, working from September 2-5 in Seattle, and the Tokyo Game Show will kick off 10 days afterward September 15. BlizzCon has traditionally been held in November however is not going down this 12 months as Blizzard stated it wants time to “reimagine” the occasion. The firm will use the cash it saves by not internet hosting the present to assist its staff and proceed sport improvement.